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NYC Reading-Test Scores Suggest Free Preschool’s Potential Benefits

08.22.2019 | Wall Street Journal | Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children of New York, which seeks to protect the rights of at-risk students, lamented enormous disparities for children with disabilities: Roughly 16% of them passed in English. “Teaching all children how to read is the most fundamental responsibility of schools,” she said. “Now is the time for the city to double down on its efforts to improve literacy instruction.” Read article